|Contra versus Contra - Monnens, Devin|
In "Contra vs. Contra," Devin Monnens mixes Konami's Contra and historical footage related to the Iran-Contra affair to create a piece that mixes video art and political commentary. A provocative use of videogame footage. -- HEL "I label Contra vs Contra as an experimental documentary. It's main purpose is to provide information on Iran-Contra but to also illustrate the degrees to which we take war so lightly - at times as frivolous, as a game...
Keywords: Contra; Super Contra; Contra III - The Alien Wars; Contra - Shattered Soldiers; Konami; Monnens, Devin